Pilot cutter ‘Eems no.1′ during Sail In Parade DelfSail 2016.

WL-182- During the Sail Parade in DelfSail the pilot cutter ‘Eems no. 1′ was also present. The pilot cutter Eems No. 1 is a replica of a Dutch pilot cutter of this name from Delfzijl, which sank on March 22, 1874 during a heavy storm north of Schiermonnikoog. The boat has a length of 28 m and a width of 5 m. It is possible to sail with the cutter.

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Another picture used by DelfSail 2016


Another photo taken during DelfSail 2009 hanged life-size on a poster in the centre of Delfzijl during DelfSail 2016. The photo also has been used in a press release. The photo is anonymously used without my permission. Again I am not amused.

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My pictures on the website of DelfSail 2016.


This photo of a sailor on the Russian tall ship Sedov I took during DelfSail 2009. Now the picture is on the website DelfSail 2016, in a press release and hangs life-size on a poster in Delfzijl. Together with 4 other pictures they are used anonymously and edited without my permission. I am not amused.

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Workmen of Ovet Terneuzen on the VB4 to their job.

WL-177-944603One of the jobs of the Verenigde Boatmen in Terneuzen is to transport workmen to their job. On the VB4 the employees of the company Ovet are sailing on the Terneuzen-Ghent Canal from the Massagoed harbour to their job in the Yara harbour.

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The opening of the ‘Kieldrechtsluis’ in Belgium.

From the largest Ferris wheel in Europe ( 55 m high) you have a wonderful view of the biggest lock in the world which has been inaugurated on June 10, 2016. The Kieldrechtsluis is 500 m long, 68 m wide and 17.8 m deep. In the background you can see the Deurganckdok and the nuclear power station Doel.

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